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New Report on Campus Sustainability

NAS releases the first major critical report detailing how the campus sustainability movement harms higher education.

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Spring 2015 AQ Issue

The spring issue of Academic Questions is now available. Browse the issue > 

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Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism

Mar 25, 2015 by Peter Wood, Rachelle Peterson |

An in-depth report on the campus "sustainability" movement and its implications for American higher education. 

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Report Shows Campus Sustainability Movement Restricts Debate, Harms College Finances

Mar 25, 2015 by NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The NAS releases the first in-depth critical report on the campus sustainability movement. 

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Sustainability FAQs

Mar 25, 2015 by Peter Wood, Rachelle Peterson |

The authors of the report Sustainability: Higher Education's New Fundamentalism answer frequently asked questions about sustainability and the NAS's positions.

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Executive Summary - Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism

Mar 25, 2015 by Peter Wood, Rachelle Peterson |

The authors of an NAS report critiquing the campus sustainability movement make 10 recommendations for colleges and universities. 

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Reporters Explain Why Balance Isn’t Needed on Global Warming

Mar 24, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Elite journalists gathered at Columbia University say they have no need to listen to or even acknowledge skeptics of anthropogenic global warming.

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Knowledge of American History Rapidly Becoming History

Mar 23, 2015 by Glenn Ricketts |

What do most students know about US history? Very little. What to do about it? Good question.

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Obama’s NLRB Pushes Faculty Unionization

Mar 18, 2015 by George Leef |

An economics professor explains why he regards faculty unionization as bad law.

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Donor Intent Wins at Trinity College

Mar 16, 2015 by George Leef |

A battle over a philanthropic endowment at Trinity College ends as a victory for donor intent.

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